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Psalm 147:1-6 MSG/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

The Message (MSG) New International Version (NIV)
1 Hallelujah! It's a good thing to sing praise to our God; praise is beautiful, praise is fitting. 1 Praise the LORD. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him!
2 God's the one who rebuilds Jerusalem, who regathers Israel's scattered exiles. 2 The LORD builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the exiles of Israel.
3 He heals the heartbroken and bandages their wounds. 3 He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
4 He counts the stars and assigns each a name. 4 He determines the number of the stars and calls them each by name.
5 Our Lord is great, with limitless strength; we'll never comprehend what he knows and does 5 Great is our Lord and mighty in power; his understanding has no limit.
6 God puts the fallen on their feet again and pushes the wicked into the ditch. 6 The LORD sustains the humble but casts the wicked to the ground.